Is your city one of Utah’s 33 healthy designations?

Dec 20, 2022, 12:51 PM | Updated: 1:03 pm
33 towns and cities in Utah have been listed as healthy designatons. Photo: Get Healthy Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Get Healthy Utah has released a list of 33 Utah cities and towns who have earned the Healthy Utah Community designation. 

To be on the list, leaders and programs within the city must make recognizable efforts for health. 

Specifically, Get Healthy Utah said the city must implement, “evidence-based strategies addressing the root causes of deteriorating physical and mental wellbeing.”

The listed locations enable those living in the city to achieve goals of living their desired healthy and active lifestyles. 

Ryan Gubler, the Director of Parks and Recreation in Springdale, said in a press release, “In my opinion, it’s something that we, as leaders of a community, should be doing anyway…We take pride in those things–in promoting health and wellness for our residents.”

The following cities and towns have earned the award:

  • Annabella
  • Blanding
  • Centerville
  • Draper
  • Ephraim
  • Fruit Heights
  • Heber
  • Herriman
  • Kanab
  • Kearns
  • Layton
  • Logan
  • Magna
  • Manti
  • Marriott-Slaterville
  • Millcreek
  • Nephi
  • North Logan
  • North Salt Lake
  • Ogden
  • Park City
  • Provo
  • Sandy
  • South Salt Lake
  • Spanish Fork
  • Springdale
  • St. George
  • Vernal
  • Vineyard
  • Washington City
  • West Haven
  • West Valley
  • Woods Cross

If you want your city to be featured on the list, fill out The Healthy Utah Community application. According to a press release, the application, with a focus on long-term commitments also makes the healthy designation more accessible to rural and urban communities. 

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Is your city one of Utah’s 33 healthy designations?